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  • WATCH: #IJF18 – Help define the moral imperatives that should be guiding media and platforms' decisions

    April 12, 2018 11:45 AM 21

    Watch the discussion from the International Journalism Festival Both platforms and media helped get us into the mess we are in -- and before we can expect them to get us out we need to help them write the principles that should guide their decisions on product design, business model, policy, and culture. What are their social responsibilities to freedom

  • Facebook CEO's personal data part of Cambridge Analytica leak

    April 11, 2018 3:29 PM 21

    Congresswoman Anna Eshoo asks, 'Was your data included in the data sold to malicious third parties? Your personal data?' Mark Zuckerberg says, 'Yes.' MANILA, Philippines – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted during a House committee hearing on Wednesday, April 11, to a personal connection to the privacy scandal with data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica

  • Zuckerberg says Facebook will always offer a free version

    April 10, 2018 9:35 PM 17

    Zuckerberg's wording in his response to a US senator's question regarding their business model leaves open the possibility of a paid, ad-free version WASHINGTON, USA – Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the social media giant will always offer free services to users, as he addressed a US Senate hearing on mass abuses of personal

  • Apple unveils 'RED' iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

    April 10, 2018 8:33 AM 19

    An unspecified percentage of the proceeds from the sales of these limited edition devices is going toward the Global Fund HIV and AIDS grants. MANILA, Philippines - Apple just unveiled new limited edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus devices with a red rear finish. The Cupertino-based tech giant is continuing its partnership with Product(RED), an organization

  • Top EU lawmaker says Zuckerberg 'must' face European Parliament

    April 10, 2018 2:13 AM 12

    'He must not underestimate the capacity of the European Parliament to do actions against Facebook and against him as CEO of Facebook,' says the head of the parliament's leading political group BRUSSELS, Belgium – Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg must come to the European Parliament to face questions about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the head of the parliament's

  • Microsoft offers artificial intelligence training courses online

    April 4, 2018 9:21 AM 17

    The AI track is one of a number of publicly available course tracks, which Microsoft says "provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to engineers and others who are looking to improve their skills in AI and data science through a series of online courses that feature hands-on labs and expert instructors." In this course track, participants

  • Google bans cryptomining extensions on Chrome browser

    April 3, 2018 6:16 AM 16

    'Approximately 90% of all extensions with mining scripts that developers have attempted to upload to Chrome Web Store have failed to comply with these policies, and have been either rejected or removed from the store,' says Google MANILA, Philippines – Google announced Monday, April 2, it was banning cryptomining extensions on the Google Chrome web store

  • GoPro launches Hero entry-level action camera

    April 2, 2018 8:58 AM 16

    The new action cam is priced at $199, which is $100 cheaper than the next higher model, the GoPro Hero5 MANILA, Philippines – GoPro announced its most affordable GoPro action camera yet, the Hero. On sale now at its online store at least, the new entry-level GoPro is priced at $199, making it $100 cheaper than the GoPro Hero5, and $200 cheaper than the flagship

  • Saks Fifth Avenue data breached – parent firm

    April 1, 2018 10:25 PM 13

    News reports put the number of credit and debit cards affected at 5 million, adding hackers had put these numbers up for sale on the 'dark web,' where criminals operate WASHINGTON, DC, USA – A hack at Saks and Lord & Taylor stores in North America has compromised customer payment data, their parent company announced on Sunday, April 1. Canadian-based

  • Game Night: 'Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet'

    March 28, 2018 6:03 AM 14

    MANILA, Philippines – Guns finally made their way to the Sword Art Online video game franchise. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, released last February on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox, features the world of Gun Gale Online (GGO), loosely following events of the popular anime Sword Art Online 2. For the first time in the series, players will be able to create